The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 97 147 151
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 59 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.76% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £48,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 3800 2976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.87% 94.81% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 2485 1762
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +21 32 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Edinburgh +20 21 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Stirling - 8 £45,000 -
Dundee - 3 £33,750 -
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 87 (98.86%) JavaScript
2 84 (95.45%) HTML
2 84 (95.45%) CSS
3 47 (53.41%) HTML5
4 46 (52.27%) jQuery
5 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (38.64%) CSS3
7 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
8 23 (26.14%) Sass
9 21 (23.86%) Node.js
10 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 20 (22.73%) Finance
11 19 (21.59%) MVC
11 19 (21.59%) Backbone.js
12 18 (20.45%) Scrum
12 18 (20.45%) User Experience
13 14 (15.91%) CMS
13 14 (15.91%) RESTful
13 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
14 13 (14.77%) Marketing
14 13 (14.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (13.64%) Ajax
15 12 (13.64%) TDD
15 12 (13.64%) Photoshop
16 11 (12.50%) DOM
16 11 (12.50%) .NET
16 11 (12.50%) Web Design
16 11 (12.50%) Publishing
17 10 (11.36%) Content Management
17 10 (11.36%) Java

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (23.86%) Node.js
2 14 (15.91%) CMS
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.27%) WordPress
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.95%) GIMP
3 6 (6.82%) InDesign
4 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Magento
2 4 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.36%) Jasmine
3 8 (9.09%) Grunt
4 7 (7.95%) PhantomJS
4 7 (7.95%) QUnit
4 7 (7.95%) Mercurial
5 5 (5.68%) Subversion
6 4 (4.55%) Selenium
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Marketing
3 11 (12.50%) Publishing
4 9 (10.23%) Games
5 8 (9.09%) Banking
6 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
7 5 (5.68%) Retail
8 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Front Office
9 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (95.45%) HTML
1 84 (95.45%) CSS
2 47 (53.41%) HTML5
3 46 (52.27%) jQuery
4 34 (38.64%) CSS3
5 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
6 23 (26.14%) Sass
7 19 (21.59%) Backbone.js
8 14 (15.91%) RESTful
9 13 (14.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (13.64%) Ajax
11 11 (12.50%) DOM
11 11 (12.50%) .NET
12 10 (11.36%) LESS
13 8 (9.09%) XHTML
13 8 (9.09%) JSP
13 8 (9.09%) Ember.js
13 8 (9.09%) Underscore.js
14 7 (7.95%) Zepto.js
14 7 (7.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) User Experience
2 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Open Source
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Online Games
5 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.59%) MVC
3 18 (20.45%) Scrum
4 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
5 12 (13.64%) TDD
6 11 (12.50%) Web Design
7 10 (11.36%) Content Management
7 10 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.95%) OpenUP
9 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.82%) Web Development
10 5 (5.68%) Project Management
11 3 (3.41%) UX Design
11 3 (3.41%) OO
11 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.27%) Coaching
12 2 (2.27%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.27%) SEO
12 2 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 87 (98.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.36%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) PHP
3 7 (7.95%) ActionScript
4 4 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (3.41%) SQL
5 3 (3.41%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Puppet
1 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Adobe
2 8 (9.09%) Quark
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) Zend
5 2 (2.27%) Google
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